VSMSLab Research Associate and RISE researcher
Maria Shehade is a Research Associate of the Museum Lab MRG at the RISE Research Centre and an Expert Scientist at the Cyprus University of Technology. She has also worked as a Research Associate in research projects, both in the UK and Cyprus, as a teaching assistant at UCL and as guest lecturer at the University of Nicosia. She obtained her PhD from University College London. Her PhD thesis, entitled ‘Negotiating cultural property disputes: bridging the gap between theory and practice, a way forward’, focused on the development of a strategic framework for negotiating cultural property disputes. She also holds an MA from UCL, a BA from the University of Athens and a Certificate in Negotiation from the Institute of Leadership and Management (UK). She has received several scholarships from the National Foundation of Scholarships of Greece, the UCL Graduate School and the Leventis Scholarship Foundation, which funded her doctoral research.